St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church

Category: Sermons


Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost August 8, 2021, 10:00 am

Yes Masks Are Back As our Rector The Rev. Dr. Brent Was has written to the parish: “The Diocese of Maine is recommending that masks be worn for indoor gatherings.  After consulting with the vestry, we are in agreement that we…

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Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 1, 2021

Yes Masks Are Back As our Rector The Rev. Dr. Brent Was wrote to the parish: “Governor Mills has declared that Hancock County is reporting “substantial” community transmission, triggering the new federal CDC recommendation that masks be worn inside by…

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Sixth Sunday after Pentecost July 4th 2021

On this 4th of July we had a wonderful turn out. Once again: Not only are we back we have also begun our Summer 8 am service. The church pews are once again we populated with parishioners happy to see…

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The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost June 27, 2021

Not only are we back we have also begun our Summer 8 am service. The church pews are once again we populated with parishioners happy to see each other’s smiles and to hug after such a long slog through CoVid-19….

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Fourth Sunday after Pentecost June 20, 2021, 10:00 am

Each Sunday everyone seems to get more and more comfortable to be back “home” and together (in person instead of Zoom). The key is to be fully vaccinated. For the safety of the most vulnerable, only fully vaccinated* people may…

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Third Sunday after Pentecost June 13, 2021, 10:00 am

Each Sunday everyone seems to get more and more comfortable to be back “home” and together (in person instead of Zoom). The key is to be fully vaccinated. For the safety of the most vulnerable, only fully vaccinated* people may…

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The Second Sunday after Pentecost: Ordinary Time June 6, 2021

For the second week we were able to accommodate a nearly full house with the relaxed CoVid-19 rules. That said: Vaccinations ARE required!!!! For the safety of the most vulnerable, only fully vaccinated* people may attend in-person worship. Exceptions will…

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First Sunday after Pentecost: TRINITY SUNDAY May 20, 2121

Re-Gathered and fully opened for the first Sunday service since the start of the pandemic. Services are opened to all who are fully vaccinated and for that reason no masks required but are optional depending on ones comfort level. This…

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Whitsunday – The Day of Pentecost May 23, 2021

This was our “soft regathering” Sunday as Fr. Brent put it. There were nearly 50 people in the pews and almost as many trying to watch on Zoom or YouTube live. I say “trying” because there were serious sound issues…

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20th Sunday after Pentecost October 18, 2020

Because of CoVid-19 St. Francis by the Sea’s Service was again broadcast via Zoom. This week Rector The Rev. Dr. Brent Was broadcast live steaming on Zoom from Cynthia Winings Gallery 24 Parker Point Road in Blue Hill.

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